Vesna Danilovic

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY
Email: vesna@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-8443
Office: 505 Park Hall

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Personal Website

Areas of Teaching and Research Interest:

International relations theory, international conflict, strategic bargaining, domestic institutions and foreign policy, quantitative research methods in international relations

Courses Taught:

PSC 330, International Relations Problems

PSC 333, International Relations Theory

PSC 335, American Foreign Policy
PSC 544, International Theory
PSC 644, International System Evolution

PSC 645 Conflict Processes
PSC 648, International Relations Research

Current Research:

Liberal peace, issue-linkage bargaining, authoritarian regimes and international conflict

Brief Bio:


Vesna Danilovic is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. She is the author of When the Stakes Are High: Deterrence and Conflict among Major Powers (University of Michigan Press). Her work has also been published in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Interactions, and edited books. She is currently serving as a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Politics and International Interactions.

Selected Recent Research:

“Reputation for Resolve, Interests, and Conflict,” (with Joe
Clare) Conflict Management and Peace Science Vol. 29, no.
1 (February 2012), pp. 3-27.

“Multiple Audiences and Reputation Building in International Conflicts,” (with Joe Clare), Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 54, No. 6 (December 2010)., pp. 860-82.

Kantian Liberal Peace (Revisited),” (with Joe Clare) American Journal of Political Science Vol. 51. No. 2 (April 2007), pp. 397-414.

“Global Power Transitions and Regional Interests,” (with Joe Clare) International
Vol. 33, No. 3, (July 2007), pp. 289-304.

When the Stakes Are High: Deterrence and Conflict among Major Powers, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002.

“The Sources of Threat Credibility in Extended Deterrence,” Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 45, No. 3 (June 2001), pp. 341-69.

“Conceptual and Selection Bias Issues in Deterrence,” Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 45, No. 1 (February 2001), pp. 97-125.